Misinformation at public forums vexes local boards, Marketing & Advertising News, ET BrandEquity

There are plenty of places to turn for accurate information about COVID-19. Your physician. Local health departments. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control. But not, perhaps, your local government’s public comment session. During a meeting of the St. Louis County Council earlier this month, opponents of a possible mask mandate […]

Rhiti Group partners with Kanodia Group to launch ‘RDX Play’, Marketing & Advertising News, ET BrandEquity

Rhiti Group, one of India’s fastest growing conglomerates across sports, health and fitness, branded retailing, and film production, along with Kanodia Group, a pioneer in the cement industry, on Monday announced the launch of RDX Play, an entertainment platform focused on discovering and promoting real talent in India and helping […]

Instagram’s step towards combatting offensive comments and abuse, Marketing & Advertising News, ET BrandEquity

Instagram unveils new tools to combat offensive comments Facebook-owned Instagram has announced to introduce a set of new features to help protect people from offensive comments and abuse on Instagram. The new features will allow people to limit comments and DM requests during spikes of increased attention. Also, there will […]

Mozilla slams Facebook for banning accounts of NYU researchers, Marketing & Advertising News, ET BrandEquity

Firefox browser developer Mozilla has slammed Facebook for terminating the accounts of New York University researchers, saying that the claims made by the social network “simply do not hold water”. Facebook has banned personal accounts and platform access associated with researchers from New York University (NYU) for allegedly violating its […]

Rights group urges Western firms to stop Belarus TV ads, Marketing & Advertising News, ET BrandEquity

Rights group calls for Western Companies to stop Belarus TV ads A German-Swiss group that campaigns for human rights in Belarus called Wednesday for Western companies to stop buying airtime for advertising on the authoritarian country’s state broadcasters. Libereco said major consumer goods companies such as Procter & Gamble, Nestle […]

Billionaire investor Mike Novogratz attacks Elizabeth Warren’s anti-crypto stance, saying DeFi is far more transparent than banks | Currency News | Financial and Business News

Mike Novogratz is one of the most high-profile bitcoin and crypto investors. John Lamparski/Getty Images Billionaire investor Mike Novogratz has criticized Senator Elizabeth Warren’s anti-crypto stance, saying decentralized finance, or DeFi, can be a progressive force that is more transparent for consumers than banks. Warren on Tuesday sent a letter […]